Univ of North Carolina Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health
At the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, we’ve been translating expertise into action for more than 80 years. From preventing disease to fighting health inequities and engineering a healthier planet: We’re on it.
In the classroom, lab and field, we give students the tools to combat emerging threats and systemic challenges while leading with conviction and answering questions others don’t even think to ask.
Our mission is to improve public health, promote individual well-being and eliminate health inequities across North Carolina and around the world.
We''re ranked the top public school of public health in the country — and tied for No. 2 overall. Our School is home to more than 2,400 diverse, creative and dedicated students: practical idealists who are relentless in their pursuit of a healthier, more equitable world. Our 20,000+ alumni are already doing that work, influencing policy and improving practice around the globe.
Through research, education and service, we bring our expertise to the front lines of public health every day — because we believe the fight of our lives is happening right now. We are committed to training the next generation of public health leaders, and our graduate programs will prepare you to combat society’s most urgent public health challenges.
At the Gillings School, you''ll work closely with faculty members, who are some of the most talented teachers and researchers in the field. They publish groundbreaking findings and advise governments, companies and nonprofits around the world — all while remaining accessible and committed to students.
Our faculty have received $1.05 billion in external funding since 2013, and UNC Gillings is the top public school of public health for National Institutes of Health funding. We use those resources to conduct innovative research in all 100 North Carolina counties and in 45+ countries across six continents.
At the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, we are passionate problem-solvers. We believe we can make a world of difference, and we live that every day.
We're Gillings. We're on it.